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Florence: Accademia with City Walking Tour, 3 hours

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Enjoy priority entrance to the Accademia and see Michelangelo's famous David with an expert guide. Then enjoy a walking tour to landmark sites like the Duomo, Piazza della Signoria and Ponte Vecchio.

Highlights

  • Learn about David and Florentine landmarks on this 3-hour guided tour
  • Small group with expert guide
  • Enjoy priority entrance with fast-track entrance tickets to the Accademia
  • Stroll thorugh magnificent squares in the heart of Florence
  • See the Ponte Vecchio, the Medici Palace, Piazza della Signoria and other sites

Description

This small-group tour begins with a visit to the Accademia Gallery. Enjoy priority entrance with an expert guide and see Michelangelo’s David. Hear all about the making of the colossal statue that made history and see other works by Michelangelo, like the unfinished Slaves and the Saint Mathew, still bearing his chisel marks. Discover how and why the David became an icon of the Renaissance. After the Accademia visit, follow your guide on a walking tour through the heart of the city. See the Medici Palace and San Lorenzo Square. Then, stroll through the Cathedral Square and learn about the history of the Cathedral and the construction of the monumental dome designed by Filippo Brunelleschi. See the Baptistery and its beautiful 'Gates of Paradise'. Stop in Piazza della Repubblica, and learn about the ancient origins of the city. Continue to Piazza della Signoria to admire the beautiful Renaissance fountain and sculpture. See Palazzo Vecchio, the medieval town hall of Florence, that later became the residence of the first Medici grand dukes. See the Ponte Vecchio, the oldest bridge in town, and the only one to survive World War II. Learn the history behind this iconic landmark of Florence. The itinerary continues to Piazza Santa Croce. Here, admire the beautiful facade of the basilica and historic buildings lining the square. Enjoy all the benefits of a small group, making the most of your time in Florence. Get insider tips from our local guide as you see the city’s top attractions and discover other things to do in town.

Includes

3-hour Guided tour in a small group Expert guide Priority entrance Accademia tickets Radios with headsets

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